Subsidiaries of The American Bankers Association

Corporation for American Banking

ABA endorsed solutions help banks make money, save money, diversify income and improve efficiency. Backed by a comprehensive due-diligence process, these select solutions are analyzed by industry experts, field-tested by bankers and meet stringent customer-service standards. Brought to you by the Corporation for American Banking, a subsidiary of the American Bankers Association.

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ABA Community Engagement Foundation

The ABA Community Engagement Foundation, a 501(c)3 corporation, is the successor to the ABA Education Foundation established in 1925. Through its leadership, partnerships, and national programs the foundation helps bankers provide financial education to individuals at every age, elevate issues around affordable housing and community development, and achieve corporate social responsibility objectives to improve the well-being of their customers and their communities.


ABA Securities Association (ABASA)

The ABA Securities Association is a subsidiary of the American Bankers Association. We are devoted to forming and exploring policy that relates to banking organizations involved in the securities business. ABASA seeks to ensure that members' interests and needs are properly served in the areas of government relations, research, education, compliance and communications.

American Bankers Insurance Association (ABIA)

The American Bankers Insurance Association (ABIA), an ABA subsidiary, is the leading trade association for banks selling insurance products and services. ABIA leverages the resources of ABA as well as its own expertise to ensure member banks of all sizes receive the most current information and proven bank-insurance solutions. ABIA provides, dedicated bank insurance advocacy, in-depth expertise covering broad array of subjects, education and information that can be practically applied to your bank or institution and inclusive networking for both large and small banks.


BAFT is the premier global financial services association formed by the merger of the Bankers' Association for Finance and Trade (BAFT) and the former International Financial Services Association (IFSA). It provides advocacy, education and community-building opportunities for financial services institutions and suppliers around the globe. BAFT is the leading forum for analysis, discussion and action among international financial professionals and industry suppliers on a wide range of topics affecting transaction banking, including trade finance, payments, compliance, and asset servicing.

Institute of Certified Bankers (ICB)

The Institute of Certified Bankers (ICB) is a national association of certified professionals in the financial services industry. The ICB is a non-profit, independent corporation that is sponsored by the American Bankers Association (ABA). ICB is dedicated to promoting excellence and professionalism in all parts of the industry.

HSA Council

The HSA Council is dedicated to advancing policies that preserve and expand banks’ ability to offer Health Savings Accounts. Its members include financial institutions, insurers and their technology partners.



ABA Bank Marketing Network

The ABA Bank Marketing Network brings financial and marketing expertise together, giving bank marketers the knowledge, contacts and ideas they need to succeed. Individual members receive many benefits such as access to the Network's members-only online discussion group, featuring discussion boards, access to experts and marketing information. Members also receive special pricing for various products and programs.


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